In 1997, Comverse bought its main competitor for US$700 million, at the time the largest acquisition to date for an Israeli based company.
Dean has had an appetite for acquisitions, buying its top competitor, Suiza Foods, in 2001.
This afternoon, Dana White announced that Zuffa bought its top competitor in the U.S.
They also noted the eagerness of Black to buy his competitor, saying that he offered $10 million more than any other buyer.
Adidas last summer bought its American competitor, Reebok, in a deal worth $3.8 billion.
The next year, the Examiner bought its competitor, the Northern Advance.
That's a pretty significant list that should make this release very appealing, even to those who've already bought Fusion's main competitor, Parallels Desktop.
Mr. Lauren, he said, would never have allowed Jones to buy his closest competitor.
On July 31, 2012, PokerStars bought its former competitor, Full Tilt Poker.
In 1998, JJB bought its largest domestic competitor Sports Division.